Brett Maxedon – Team Member Spotlight

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At Massey Services, we’re pleased to recognize Team Members for their hard work and dedication throughout their years of service.

We have amazing Team Members who come from many different backgrounds and have different personalities. They all share one thing in common – they have a real passion for what they do!

This blog series is called “Team Member Spotlight,” where we showcase Massey Team Members (from over 140 Service Centers and our Corporate Headquarters) who represent why “Our People Make the Difference!”

We want to give you the opportunity to learn more about the lives, personalities and backgrounds of our Team Members to get a glimpse of what motivates them in their careers at Massey Services!

Today, we are shining the light on Brett Maxedon, Pest Technician in our Plano, Texas Service Center. His dedication to go above and beyond for our customers and his drive to succeed is truly inspiring!

At Massey Services, we appreciate Team Members who go out of their way to take care of our customers. Brett always makes sure he is respectful of his customers while also ensuring they are satisfied with their services. So let’s get to know Brett!

The Basics

Hometown: Oakland, IL
Current City: Aubrey, TX
Job Title: Massey Services Pest Technician
Years of Service: 1.5

Meet Brett

Q: Who do you admire and why?
A:
My twin sister, Amanda. She is the most honest person I know and she always does the right thing – no matter the situation.

Q: What Jeopardy Category could you clear, no problem?
A: Sports

Q: Favorite Sports Team?
A: Dallas Cowboys

Q: Favorite Snack?
A: Hershey’s chocolate bar with almonds

Q: Best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
A: “Be honest. In most situations, you can make things as bad or as good as you want. Being positive will go a long way in life.”

Q: What is the one thing you could not live without?
A: My son, Grayson.

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Golf

Q: Three words that best describe you?
A: Honest, strong work ethic and funny.

The Career

Q: Tell us a little about your job?
A:
As a pest technician, I am responsible for ensuring pests do not enter customer’s homes and determine the best resources to protect the environment while doing so. I get to meet a lot of fantastic people and provide a service that helps relieve stress in their home.

Q: What does your average day look like?
A:
As a pest technician, my days are always different which is something I enjoy. I never know what I’m going to walk into!

Q: How has working in this industry changed the way you look at the world?
A:
This industry has taught me that family and work-life balance is most important. I love my family and work hard to support and spend time with them.

Q: Share a notable (funny, embarrassing or exciting) experience you’ve had at work:
A:
I was servicing a customer’s home and walked around the corner to their fenced backyard only to find a live kangaroo staring at me. I thought the Texas heat was playing tricks on me so I had to do a double-take. It was definitely a kangaroo and it turns out it’s the family’s pet. Now I bring him treats whenever I visit. You could say we are best buds now.

Q: Who do you look to for inspiration?
A:
My mother, Mary Maxedon.

Q: What motivates you to wake up and go to work?
A:
My family!

Q: What do you believe makes your career at Massey Services truly unique?
A: The people. Our general manager, office staff, service managers, technicians and inspectors all work as a team to ensure our customer’s are completely satisfied and taken care of. This comradery can be very rare to find in the work force!

Q: What is the most important thing you’ve learned since beginning your career at Massey Services?
A: All of the opportunities. They are out there – all you have to do is go get them!